Teaching Students How to Cheat

Testing Integrity

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Teaching Students How to Cheat

Yes, you read that right. A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted a MOOC in which students are encouraged to cheat.  What’s the catch?  The students have to then disclose to the class exactly what they did to cheat.  The idea behind the course was to learn how students are cheating and be able […]

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Proctors – Correct Spelling Not Required

I found this recently and just had to share it.  This 3rd/4th grade teacher jokes about removing her teacher hat and putting on her proctoring hat.  Apparently being able to spell is not a requirement.  Enjoy! http://thinkbrit.tumblr.com/post/44832233131/i-have-been-proctoring-our-state-standardized

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Testing Integrity – The Human Touch

I read a recent article published by Campus Technology that discussed the differences between having ahuman proctor and using high tech devices to keep a person from cheating in an exam. It states, “It sounds like a tableau from a century ago, but the fact is that human proctors are alive and well, despite meteoric growth in institutions’ online offerings. Even […]

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May – Hot Topic “Testing Integrity”

Academic dishonesty, testing integrity, proctoring, technological identification verification devices, now that’s mouthful!  What IS all the fuss about?  Online education, elearning, hybrid, and web enhanced courses are providing more and more flexbility for students to complete coursework and take exams.  Next scene, enters dilemma, testing integrity.  How do we verify student’s identities when they are sitting in […]

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